Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Truckeast (Employer)

Remit (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £190.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 16:30. Days and shifts to be confirmed.
36 months (duration)
26 July 2021(start date)
23 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

TruckEast have a vacancy for an Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician to join their highly skilled team at their Thetford branch. This position will enable you to learn the excelled skills and knowledge to become a qualified Scania Heavy Vehicle technician.

Responsibilities

Truck East are an established Scania dealer covering England. They believe in developing and nurturing the next generation of Automotive Technicians through the award-winning Scania Apprenticeship programme.

As part of the Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on Scania heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical vehicle systems.

You will also receive excellent training at Scania's state-of-the-art training centre to further develop your new skills and knowledge to the next level.

What will you be doing?

  • Learning the fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies
  • Heavy Vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems, and testing
  • You will be trained on how to: Service, Maintain and Repair Scania trucks, buses, and similar vehicles
  • Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
  • Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Working alongside a qualified Technician/Mentor learning how to carry out repairs according to Scania procedures in a safe and responsible manner
  • To attain high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided by the Dealer point
  • To represent the Haydock in a professional and courteous manner always when dealing with customers and the general public
  • Liaise with parts department to attain parts

Future Prospects

At Scania, they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout their Global organisation.

Following the completion of your Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills by taking Scania's Master Technician product training courses.

Reality Check

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests, or qualifications.

Skills Required

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Willingness to learn new skills and knowledge
  • Ability to work within a team
  • A keen interest and passion for Heavy Vehicle technology
  • Practically minded
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • You will need to have a high level of attention to detail with a clear positive attitude to work and the determination to succeed
  • An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English Language.

Training Provided

IMI Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • IRTEC Accreditation

During your Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship programme, you will be required to attend Scania’s state-of-the-art Training centre. The Scania Training Centre is one of their worldwide Training Centres of Excellence which is the biggest automotive training facility in the UK. You will visit the Training Centre for 18 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the 3-year programme. All travel expenses to and from the centre, together with the costs of the hotel accommodation, are paid for by Scania.

Alongside your apprenticeship training, you will complete a series of Scania recognised product-training courses, which when completed allow you to achieve a Scania Technician status.

As Scania’s dedicated training partner, Remit Group will deliver comprehensive training to all Apprentices periodically throughout the 3-year programme. During these training sessions, your dedicated Development Coach will review your progress, set SMART targets, and identify any additional support that you may require. 

To embed your knowledge further, as part of the apprenticeship programme, Functional Skills in English and Mathematics will be provided to ensure you have that essential knowledge, skills, and understanding to enable you to operate confidently in the workplace environment. 

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